Searched for: subject%3A%22Nexus%22
(1 - 20 of 34)

Pages

document
Angou, Gayathri (author)
This research studies groundwater sustainability in the Ramganga river basin of northern India. This region experiences a trifecta of hydrological stressors from groundwater over-extraction, frequent flooding during wet seasons, and agricultural droughts during dry seasons. There is a growing body of interventions known as...
master thesis 2023
document
Kaandorp, C. (author)
doctoral thesis 2023
document
van den Berg, Ruben (author)
The pressure on water and energy resources, along with the transition towards new infrastructure, requires an integrated approach to achieve future-proof concepts. A nexus approach can contribute to this by including the interaction between water and energy. This is also known as a water-energy nexus (WEN). Furthermore, when considering...
master thesis 2023
document
John, Tumaini Wambua (author), Sušnik, Janez (author), Masia, Sara (author), Jewitt, G.P.W. (author)
The intricate connections between water, land, food, energy, and climate change require a multicentric approach to evaluating the trade-offs and synergies needed to achieve sustainable development. For example, the amount of water required in irrigated agriculture, consumptive water uses, and hydro-power production can potentially lead to...
journal article 2023
document
Hoogenboom, Sarah (author)
In the global shift towards decarbonization of the built environment, the nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB) goals in the Directive 2010/31/EU had been set as an achievable goal for the EU. By requiring all future constructions to utilize the integration of energy efficient services into the building as well as emphasize the reduction of...
master thesis 2022
document
ten Caat, P.N. (author), Tenpierik, M.J. (author), van den Dobbelsteen, A.A.J.F. (author)
The production, processing, and transportation of food, in particular animal-based products, imposes great environmental burden on the planet. The current food supply system often constitutes a considerable part of the total carbon emissions of urban communities in industrialised cities. Urban food production (UFP) is a method that can...
journal article 2022
document
ten Caat, P.N. (author), Tenpierik, M.J. (author), Sanyal, Tithi (author), Tillie, Nico (author), van den Dobbelsteen, A.A.J.F. (author), Thün, Geoffrey (author), Cullen, Sean (author), Nakayama, Shun (author), Karanisa, Theodora (author), Monti, Stewart (author)
Current urbanization rates concentrate the ever growing demand for food, energy and water (FEW) resources particularly in cities, making them one of the main drivers of greenhouse gas emissions. The FEW nexus integrative approach offers a potential framework for sustainable resource management in cities. However, existing nexus evaluation...
journal article 2022
document
Bdour, Ahmed N. (author), Al-Sadeq, Noor (author), Gharaibeh, Muna (author), Mendoza-Sammet, Angeles (author), Kennedy, M.D. (author), Salinas-Rodriguez, Sergio G. (author)
Jordan was late in adopting seawater and brackish water desalination as a source until the late 1990s and early 2000s. However, ongoing studies are still discussing the technical, economic, and socio-political aspects of brackish water reverse osmosis (BWRO) desalination plants. In this study, the water–energy nexus was considered, in order...
journal article 2022
document
Contreras Navarro, F.J. (author), van Nooijen, R.R.P. (author)
Small islands that support urban communities provide a unique opportunity to study the urban water cycle, its energy needs, and possible links to renewable energy. In this paper, models for an energy generation system and the processes in the urban water cycle are formulated. These are combined and then used to determine optimal parameters...
journal article 2022
document
Ganguly, Auroop R. (author), van Breukelen, B.M. (author), Evers, Mariele (author), Hendricks Franssen, Harrie Jan (author), Illangasekare, Tissa (author), Kumar, Praveen (author), Steefel, Carl (author), Taylor, Richard G. (author)
contribution to periodical 2022
document
Bradley, Jessie (author)
Acceleration of the energy transition requires increased mining of materials. An important material for the energy transition is nickel, used in the stainless steel required for all energy infrastructure and an important component for both stationary batteries and batteries used in electric vehicles. Previous research has been done on the global...
master thesis 2021
document
Verhagen, J.D. (author), van der Zaag, P. (author), Abraham, E. (author)
Integrating the planning of a multi-reservoir system in nexus with agricultural and electricity infrastructure could alleviate security concerns for these resources in regions where demand is growing while water and land scarcity are exacerbated by climate change and anthropogenic pressures. This study focuses on the benefits of resource...
journal article 2021
document
Kaandorp, C. (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author), Abraham, E. (author)
Sustainable energy systems can only be achieved when reducing both carbon emissions and water use for energy generation. Although the water use for electricity generation has been well studied, integrated assessments of the water use by low-carbon heat systems are lacking. In this paper we present an analysis of the water use of scenarios for...
journal article 2021
document
ten Caat, P.N. (author), Graamans, L.J.A. (author), Tenpierik, M.J. (author), van den Dobbelsteen, A.A.J.F. (author)
The municipality of Amsterdam has set stringent carbon emission reduction targets: 55% by 2030 and 95% by 2050 for the entire metropolitan area. One of the key strategies to achieve these goals entails a disconnection of all households from the natural gas supply by 2040 and connecting them to the existing city-wide heat grid. This paper aims to...
journal article 2021
document
Kehrein, P.A. (author), Jafari Eshlaghi, M. (author), Slagt, Marc (author), Cornelissen, Emile (author), Osseweijer, P. (author), Posada Duque, J.A. (author), van Loosdrecht, Mark C.M. (author)
The objective of this paper is to compare, under Dutch market conditions, the energy consumption and net costs of membrane-based advanced treatment processes for three water reuse types (i.e. potable, industrial, agricultural reuse). The water source is municipal waste-water treatment plant effluent. Results indicate that the application of...
journal article 2021
document
Coudard, A. (author), Corbin, E (author), de Koning, J.I.J.C. (author), Tukker, Arnold (author), Mogollón, José (author)
Food products require significant amounts of energy and water throughout their lifecycle, yet humanity wastes 1.3e9 tons of food on a yearly basis. A large part of this waste occurs during the consumption (post-retail) phase of the food system as avoidable food waste, the discarded edible (parts of) food products. In this study, we explore the...
journal article 2021
document
Doolaard, Marije (author)
The unprecedented major scale and rapid rate of urban growth put an increasing pressure on natural resources for providing energy, materials, and food- and nutrition security. Likewise, an alarming major increase can be witnessed in the generation of food waste (FW) in urban areas. While megacities contribute to 6.7% of the global population, 12...
master thesis 2020
document
Farrokhzadeh, S. (author), Hashemi Monfared, Seyed Arman (author), Azizyan, Gholamreza (author), Sardar Shahraki, Ali (author), Ertsen, M.W. (author), Abraham, E. (author)
Severe water scarcity in recent years has magnified the economic, social, and environmental significance of water stress globally, making optimal planning in water resources necessary for sustainable socio-economic development. One of the regions that is most affected by this is the Sistan region and its Hamoun wetland, located in south-east...
journal article 2020
document
Jafari, E. (author), Hein, C.M. (author)
In the late 1960s, the first Tehran Master Plan (TMP) was envisioned by a constellation of local and foreign experts. The TMP, which has been extensively studied, is usually credited to big-name planner and architect Victor Gruen. Scholars have neglected the contributions of local professionals in shaping the plan. Many depict the TMP as the...
journal article 2020
document
Chang, Ni Bin (author), Hossain, Uzzal (author), Valencia, Andrea (author), Qiu, Jiangxiao (author), Zheng, Qipeng P. (author), Kaandorp, C. (author), Abraham, E. (author), ten Veldhuis, Marie-claire (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author)
The Food-Energy-Water (FEW) nexus for urban sustainability needs to be analyzed via an integrative rather than a sectoral or silo approach, reflecting the ongoing transition from separate infrastructure systems to an integrated social-ecological-infrastructure system. As technology hubs can provide food, energy, water resources via...
review 2020
Searched for: subject%3A%22Nexus%22
(1 - 20 of 34)

Pages